4 bedroom property for sale


Swan Cottage, Borve, Berneray, Isle of North Uist, Western Isles, HS6 5BJ
Under Offer
£250,000 Offers Over
4 bed
Property Description We are delighted to bring to the market this detached two storey property in the peaceful crofting township of Borve on the Isle of Berneray. Built to reflect traditional houses on the island circa 2011, Swan Cottage melds modern amenities whilst blending in with its surroundings. Situated within easy reach of stunning white beaches this property is well laid out for family living. Offering versatile accommodation over two floors Swan Cottage benefits from oil fired under-floor heating, a heat recovery ventilation system, an en-suite double bedroom on the ground floor with a disabled access WC off the hall and a further study/bedroom. The lounge is tastefully decorated and is bright and welcoming with double aspect windows giving views of the mature garden and sea views over Bays Loch and the islands beyond. There is a spacious kitchen/diner with an island breakfast bar. The upper floor boasts a huge master bedroom suite with en-suite off, a family bathroom and a further sizable bedroom which could easily be sectioned to form 2 rooms. There are solar panels on the roof which supply heat to the hot water system. Outside you will find an attractive mature garden with several outbuildings and a double garage. The Berneray/Leverburgh ferry is within easy reach and Lochmaddy, which boasts two hotels, Doctors surgery, bank, primary school, and ferry terminal (Lochmaddy to Uig, Isle of Skye), is approximately 12 miles away. Berneray is an enchanting island located in the Sound of Harris and is linked to North Uist by causeway. It is inhabited by around 120 people served by a local shop/cafe, post office, church, community centre and fortnightly doctor’s surgery. Local buses run regularly. As well as its Gaelic speaking heritage, Berneray is traditionally a crofting island with a working harbour and a wealth of flora and fauna. See also www.isleofberneray.com and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berneray,_North_Uist *